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MSL30118 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

National ID: MSL30118 | State ID: BDV6

A hands on career where you can help to make a difference

This qualification provides you with essential laboratory skills needed to carry out recording and measurement of results and assisting in collecting and preparing of samples. You will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs.

Your Certificate III in Laboratory Skills is flexible and available in class or via a traineeship so you can fit study around your life and not the other way around.

Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you will experience our well equipped facilities and learn from highly trained lecturers who'll give you the best shot at a variety of careers in science and laboratory operations.

Gain these skills
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements
  • Laboratory practices and equipment
  • Prepare cultures
  • Perform sterile techniques
  • Assist with field work
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A strong interest in science and chemistry
  • Able to adhere to workplace safety standards
  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Normal colour vision

 

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This course, it's like my workplace. Kusuma Pindayani

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Important information

The qualification can be gained through an approved traineeship program; however you will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence training.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Text Books (approx. $150)

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week

Workplace:

  • Optional

 

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Laboratory Assistant | Laboratory Technician
  • Instrument Operator
  • Sampler and Tester
  • Production Personnel
  • Field Assistant
  • Sample Courier

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment

East Perth - Employer Based

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Where East Perth
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East Perth - Employer Based

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Where East Perth
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Semester 1

East Perth - On Campus

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When Semester 1, 2019
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Semester 2

East Perth - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where East Perth
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated May 27, 2019